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31061 Alfeld
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Architecture tour

Explore the pioneering architecture of the Fagus Factory.

Opening hours
Fagus Factory

Daily

Apr-Oct: 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Nov-March: 10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.

Closed:1. Jan; 24./ 25./31. Dec

Public tours: all year round: Sa. and Su. at 1.00 p.m. April – October: additionally on Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. on Sundays 11:00 a.m.
Group tours by appointment at any time

Directions

UNESCO World Heritage Fagus Factory
Hannoversche Straße 58
31061 Alfeld (Leine)

Closing in November 2020

According to the decision of the federal government of October 28, 2020, museums and leisure facilities will remain closed from November 2 to November 30, 2020 due to the COVID19 pandemic.

During this period, all tours of the Fagus factory will be canceled. The exhibition areas will also remain closed.

You will find our free digital offers here.

Architecture tour

  • Visitors, who are particularly interested in the architecture of the world heritage, can expect an architectural tour through the first building of the modern.
  • You will receive detailed information on the outstanding architectural features of the building, on the individual construction phases, the architect Walter Gropius and our company founder Carl Benscheidt.
  • Learn more about the directional significance of the Fagus Factory for the Bauhaus and about the connections to the Bauhaus.
  • The tour takes you through the company premises and through various parts of the Fagus Factory so you can look forward to exciting insights behind the scenes.
  • After the guided tour, you can visit our exhibition areas (UNESCO Visitor Center, Fagus Gropius Exhibition, Fagus Gallery) independently.
  • The offer is valid on weekends and weekdays after prior apointment.
  • Minimum number of participants: 5
  • Duration: ca. 90 minutes

The Fagus Factory offers fixed dates for architecture tours at 11 am and 1 pm on the following Sundays:

2020: 16.08. / 20.09. / 18.10. / 15.11. / 13.12.

Please arrive 15 minutes before the start. Groups larger than 5 persons please make an appointment for a guided tour.

The tour is held in German.